Normal People Scare Me: A Blog About Autism

By Keri Bowers

Entries Tagged ‘asperger’s’

ALPHABET SOUP, By Debra Hosseini

No wonder autism moms feel isolated and alone. Listen to this conversation I recently overheard at the park. You have to learn a different language to speak autism-mom talk. Don’t worry there is a glossary at the end. Mom 1: Does Matt have an ASD diagnosis? Mom 2: Matt hasn’t been diagnosed with ASD – […]


DSM V – URGENT we pay attention to proposed changes in diagnostic criteria

VIP: Autism diagnostic criteria on the diagnostic manual’s Web site in January will invite comment from the public. I am reprinting below, a recent article by Claudia Wallis regarding the experts who are currently in talks to revise psychiatry’s diagnostic manual (DSM V) and whom preliminarily have proposed to eliminate Asperger’s and PDD-NOS from the […]